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By Hey Gee (with the collaboration of C. Ano)

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Age: 5-9 years old
Pagination: 40 pages
Size: 197 x 270 mm
Binding: Hardback
Languages: French, English
Publication: February 2021
ISBN: 978-2-490660-38-4 (Printed book_French version)/ 978-1-893005-77-8 (Printed book_English version anglaise)/ 978-2-490660-30-8 (ePub_French version)


Tracy is autistic. She is 13 years old and her life is a journey. A journey to grow, a journey to progress, a journey to be loved as she is…just like everyone else.


Children’s voices are rarely heard amid the complexity of modern medicine. That’s why every story in the My Life Beyond series stems from the imagination and experience of a Mayo Clinic patient. The books were developed through collaboration between these patients, Mayo Clinic physicians and author-illustrator Hey Gee. Through this unique lens of inspiring real-life experiences, the series explores how children view illness,

challenges and recovery.


– Fredric Meyer, M.D., Consultant, Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Executive Dean of Education Professor of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science


– James A. Levine, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, President, Fondation Ipsen, Paris, France


Hey Gee is a French and American author and illustrator. He began his career in 1998 in Paris, France. He also spent a few decades exploring the world of street art and graffiti in different European capitals. After moving to New York in 2008, he worked with many companies and brands, developing a reputation in graphic design and illustration for his distinctive style of translating complex ideas into simple and timeless visual stories. He is also the owner and creative director of Hey Gee Studio, a full-service creative agency based in New York City.

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